InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed on Monday, May 25, in honor of Memorial Day.

Seniors

Book Clubs:

Movies:

Programs and Events:

Donuts and Westside Pioneer

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Meet with other Westsiders over coffee and donuts to discuss issues in this month's online edition of Westside Pioneer. All are welcome.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These Informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Senior Lunch and A Movie

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Unbroken - Adapted from Laura Hillenbrand's enormously popular book Unbroken brings to the big screen Zamperini's unbelievable and inspiring true story about the resilient power of the human spirit. The epic drama that follows the incredible life of Olympian and war hero Louis "Louie" Zamperini who, along with two other crewmen, survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII - only to be caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Directed by Angelina Jolie.
(Rated PG-13; 137 minutes, 2014)

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

All seniors are welcome to share conversation and a cup of coffee in this casual discussion group.

Senior Technology Class-"Skype"

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Computer Technology for 55+. "Skype". Open a free Skype account and use Skype's basic services for free. Create contacts who also have Skype accounts and you will be ready to make calls. An email account is needed along with basic personal information. Registration required.

Sand Creek Book Club "Unbroken" by Laura Hilenbrand

When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared. It was that of a young lieutenant, the plane’s bombardier, who was struggling to a life raft and pulling himself aboard. So began one of the most extraordinary odysseys of the Second World War.
Come join the group. As always, coffee and donuts will be served.

Fun with Drawing!

When: Friday, May 29, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Learn to tell visual stories in a comfortable setting while learning basic drawing techniques from an experienced teacher. This class is for age 55 and up, and participants should be prepared to attend all eight consecutive classes. Materials provided, but space is limited. Register with a staff member at 488-2370.

Life Circles

When: Monday, June 01, 2015 - 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Writing memories of life experiences. A supportive writing group that provides the discipline, inspiration, and structure to accomplish your writing goals.

Senior Social

When: Monday, June 01, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Please join us for pleasant conversation with refreshments provided by the Friends of PPLD.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These Informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club

When: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join this free book discussion that meets the first Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2 pm. This month we'll be discussing A Thousand Splendid Suns by Kahled Hosseini

Reaching El Paso County @ your library

When: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Meet with DHS professionals and ...
1) Get questions answered about Food Assistance, Medicaid, and
other assistance programs
2) Find out how to apply for assistance
3) Complete applications for assistance

Call 444-8200 for more information!
Habla Espanol

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

All seniors are welcome to share conversation and a cup of coffee in this casual discussion group.

Senior Social Hour

When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

On the first Thursday of every month, please join seniors in our area for pleasant conversation and enjoy light refreshments provided by the Friends of PPLD.

Yarn-Tastic!

When: Friday, June 05, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Knitting and crochet. Bring your own project, share ideas, learn new skills. Refreshments provided. 18 and over.

Happy Needles

When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Do you have a passion for needle crafts? This group has interest in all sorts of needle-related arts and crafts, including tatting, crochet, cross-stitch, knitting, embroidery and more. Bring your current project and join us as we enjoy one another's company and learn new techniques along the way.

Library Crafts

When: Sunday, June 07, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Adults, Seniors, and Teens are invited to make crafts at the library

Monday Morning Movie

When: Monday, June 08, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

"Unbroken" directed by Angelina Jolie. A true-life tale of Louis Zamperini, the Olympic track star who survived a plane crash in World War II, only to fight for his life against nature and eventually as a prisoner of war. Rated PG-13; 137 minutes

Ruth Holley Crafter's Club

When: Monday, June 08, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Join this lively group of hand crafters to share ideas, socialize, and, of course, work on a project!

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These Informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Lunch and Movie --Big Hero 6

When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult/Childrens Rooms

Bring your lunch and enjoy a free movie.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

All seniors are welcome to share conversation and a cup of coffee in this casual discussion group.


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